The classification and treatment of acute articular cartilage lesions.

  title={The classification and treatment of acute articular cartilage lesions.},
  author={Robert B Dzioba},
  journal={Arthroscopy : the journal of arthroscopic & related surgery : official publication of the Arthroscopy Association of North America and the International Arthroscopy Association},
  volume={4 2},
  • Robert B Dzioba
  • Published 1988 in
    Arthroscopy : the journal of arthroscopic…
Sixty-five articular cartilage knee lesions were diagnosed by arthroscopy over a 5-year period, and classified according to the age, the size, the depth, and the location of the lesion. The purpose of this study was to evaluate surgical outcome of a standardized treatment regimen consisting of complete vertical excision of diseased or injured articular cartilage followed by drilling of the subchondral bone plate. A standardized postoperative rehabilitation protocol was used, which included non… CONTINUE READING